More airline passengers are choosing Mitchell International Airport in 2014

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — For the eight consecutive month, Mitchell International Airport recorded an increase in passenger traffic, according the officials from the airport.

A news release from the airport says passenger traffic for the year has totaled 4,515,724 through the end of August. August saw 593,781 passengers travel through MKE, an increase of 0.09% compared to 2013 when air traffic was higher than normal traffic due to the 110th Anniversary of Harley-Davidson.

Mitchell Airport offers nonstop flights to 36 destinations coast-to-coast – many on full-size mainline aircraft – and 160 international destinations are available from Milwaukee with just one connection.